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Topics Covered

  • Why Some Chemotherapy Agents Cause Nausea and Vomiting
  • How Health Care Teams Approach Prevention of Nausea and Vomiting
  • Prevention Strategies
  • The Role of the Oncology Nurse in Preventing Side Effects
  • Current Research Directions to Improve Control of Nausea and Vomiting
  • New Agents
  • The Importance of Clinical Trials
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team About Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Richard J. Gralla, MD, FACP

Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Lee Schwartzberg, MD, FACP

Executive Director, West Cancer Center, Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Professor of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

David G. Warr, MD, FRCPC

Clinical Research Unit, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

Rebecca Clark-Snow, RN, BSN, OCN

Oncology Clinical Nurse Coordinator, The University of Kansas Cancer Center

Caroline Edlund, MSW

Online Support Group Program Director, CancerCare

Carolyn Messner, DSW, MSW, OSW-C, FAPOS

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

Brochure

You can download the brochure for this workshop(pdf)(78.9 KB)

Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on September 12, 2016.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.

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